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Show Notes

In this cybersecurity podcast episode, Chris Cochran and Ron Eddings discuss the concept of 'dojos' as environments for growth and learning, drawing on experiences from their own career paths in cybersecurity. The 'dojo' metaphor is applied to various life experiences, with an emphasis on cybersecurity communities and events. Chris describes his journey to the west coast where he lived in a hacker house, a form of dojo where he, along with his roommates, focused on cybersecurity, technology, personal growth, and development. This life-changing experience spurred the creation of their podcast.

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Impactful Moments:

0:00 - Intro

00:55 - What is a dojo?

02:25 - Technical/cybersecurity dojos

05:17 - Getting started

07:21 - What should you look for in a dojo community?

09:06 - How to level up and give back

10:14 - Join our community!

11:36 - When is it time to move on?

12:50 - Learning hurts - embrace it!

13:59 - What’s your next dojo?

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